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The logo of mobile app 'WhatsApp' is displayed on a tablet on January 2, 2014 in Paris. AFP PHOTO / LIONEL BONAVENTURE (Photo credit should read LIONEL BONAVENTURE/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: WhatsApp Acquisition A Brilliant Move For Facebook

Facebook has agreed to acquire messaging application, WhatsApp, for a whopping $19 billion in cash and stock, but our tech expert explains what the app does and if this is a good move or not.

02/19/2014

A view of and Apple iPhone displaying the Facebook app's splash screen May 10, 2012 in Washington, DC. Social-networking giant Facebook will go public on the NASDAQ May 18 with its initial public offering, trading under the symbol FB, in an effort to raise $10.6 billion. (Brenden Smialowski/AFP/GettyImages)

Facebook Use Intensifying Among Teens, Adults, Contrary To The Buzz About A Decline

Facebook just celebrated its 10th birthday, and despite some gloomy suggestions for the social network’s future, use is intensifying.

02/13/2014

A man casts his ballot on Election Day. (Darren Hauck/Getty Images)

Bill Would Let 16-Year-Old Californians Pre-Register To Vote

California would let 16-year-olds pre-register to vote under a bill approved by the state Senate, although they still would have to wait until age 18 to cast their first ballot.

01/28/2014

Janet Rao - Jefferson Award Winner. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Helps Bay Area Parents With Teens In Crisis

Raising a teenager can be difficult, especially if that teen is in crisis. One Peninsula mother’s life experience is now helping other parents in the Bay Area, through the program she founded called Willows in the Wind.

01/24/2014

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Great Books for Kids this Holiday Season

From toddlers to teens, these books from Simon & Schuster have you covered for all of your gift-giving needs this year.

12/11/2013

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2 Teens Arrested In Connection With Hayward Murder

Two teenage boys have been arrested on suspicion of murder for the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy in Hayward’s Centennial Park earlier this week.

11/20/2013

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Larry Magid: Teen Identity Theft Becoming More Prevalent

The Family Online Safety Institute Conference wrapped up on Thursday in Washington, D.C. with one of the more unique panels focusing on teen identity theft, fraud and security.

11/08/2013

Facebook Holds Its Fourth f8 Developer Conference

Larry Magid: Facebook Continues Slide Among Teens

A new study by Piper Jaffray shows the fickle habits among U.S. teens and social networking sites. When asked which social network was most important to them, 23 percent of teenagers picked Facebook, down from 42 percent last year.

10/28/2013

California Peace Prize recipient George Galvis. (California Wellness Foundation)

Community Corner: Former Juvenile Delinquent Receives California Peace Prize

The California Wellness Foundation presented their annual California Peace Prize on October 10, 2013, to some of the state’s unsung heroes who have done tremendous work to promote peace and prevent violence.

10/20/2013

David Lamont

Pleasanton Man Attacked, Beaten Into Coma Outside Home

A Pleasanton man is in a coma after he was attacked outside his home early Saturday morning, a police sergeant said.

09/24/2013

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